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“I Want to Spend More Time With My Dad”

“I Want to Spend More Time With My Dad”

A recent Senate inquiry has been told the family law system must be overhauled to ensure children have a say in the decisions that affect them. At present there is no obligation to engage children but that a Judge may choose to do so. The law these days permits the...
How Do I Prepare for My Family Report?

How Do I Prepare for My Family Report?

A Family Report is a written document prepared by an independent social worker or a psychologist specialised in working with children and families. There are two types of Family Reports: The Court determines when a Family Report is required during the proceedings and...
Family Reports in Parenting Matters

Family Reports in Parenting Matters

In parenting matters, it is more often than not that the Court will make an Order for a Family Report to be prepared. Usually the Court will pay for a Family Report for the parties. However parties can engage a private family reporter where they have the resources to...